Your Dream Journey Best of Australia and New Zealand

Andrew Harper Travel Journey Overview


Sydney, Tasmania, Kangaroo Island, Daintree Rainforest, Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Auckland, Queenstown,

Duration: 19 DAYS

Starting at: STARTING AT: $74,950 PER PERSON; SINGLE SUPPLEMENT COST PER PERSON $82,445

APRIL 12 - APRIL 30, 2020

Discover dramatic landscapes and vibrant cultures on a spectacular private jet journey across Australia and New Zealand. Venture into Daintree Rainforest, delve deep into Aboriginal legend at Uluru and encounter Maori tradition on the shores of Lake Taupo. Then launch your explorations of Milford Sound from Queenstown, the self-proclaimed adventure capital of the world. Through our partner, TCS World Travel, an Andrew Harper Travel advisor will help book this journey of a lifetime.

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DAY 1 Sydney, Australia

Fly independently to Sydney, Australia's cosmopolitan hub. Choose to arrive early to explore highlights such as the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, then meet fellow guests and your expedition staff for a festive welcome dinner at the Park Hyatt Sydney.

Accommodations: Park Hyatt Sydney

Stay Overnight Park Hyatt Sydney

Park Hyatt Sydney

Seated majestically on one of the world's most beautiful harbors, Park Hyatt Sydney perfectly personifies contemporary harborside luxury with its coveted location between the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbor...

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DAYS 2 - 3 Hobart, Tasmania

Arrive in Tasmania, where you'll explore Hobart, the island's thriving cultural capital. Enjoy a privately guided tour of the city's local sights, such as Battery Point, one of Hobart's oldest areas. Immerse yourself in the unique creative culture of the city through a live theater performance and exclusive gallery dinner.

Accommodations: The Henry Jones Art Hotel

DAYS 4 - 5 Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia

Discover the spiritual significance of Australia's surreal natural monument. From your luxury tented accommodations at Longitude 131˚, enjoy staggering views of Uluru's brilliant red façade. Immerse yourself in the mystical wonder of this UNESCO World Heritage site on guided walks that inform and inspire. Watch the sunset transform Uluru into a glowing ember, and stargaze at the constellations of the southern sky.

Accommodations: Longitude 131˚

Stay Overnight Longitude 131˚

Longitude 131˚

Providing unobstructed views of Ayers Rock, this unique desert hideaway straddles an isolated red dune.

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DAYS 6 - 7 Kangaroo Island, Australia

Home to the richest and most diverse variety of plant life in Australia, Kangaroo Island is a natural wonder. You’ll embark on guided island excursions and meet many native inhabitants, including Tammar wallabies—which are almost extinct on the mainland—and the island’s eponymous kangaroos.
 

DAYS 8 - 9 Cairns and Daintree Rainforest, Australia

Trek through the lush Daintree Rainforest. Explore the 140-million-year-old Daintree Rainforest, a UNESCO World Heritage site near your luxurious eco-lodge on the banks of the Mossman River. Stroll winding paths through the tropical forest with an Aboriginal guide or explore the wilderness by canoe or kayak.

Accommodations: Silky Oaks Lodge

DAYS 10 - 12 Lizard Island and the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Discover an underwater wonder of the world. The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system, composed of roughly 3,000 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over 1,600 miles. Snorkel or dive among a collection of coral and tropical fish, or stay on land to beach comb and trek along Lizard Island's many nature trails.

Accommodations: Lizard Island Resort

DAYS 13 - 16 Auckland and Lake Taupo, New Zealand

From Lizard Island, take a 30-minute charter flight to Cairns to reboard the jet for Auckland, with a tech stop in Brisbane en route. Spend one night exploring Auckland, a vibrant city with a sparkling skyline that includes the tallest manmade structure in New Zealand. Then continue on to discover the dramatic landscape of Lake Taupo, a volcanic caldera sacred to the Maori.

Accommodations: Huka Lodge

Stay Overnight Huka Lodge

Huka Lodge

Huka Lodge is a legendary, private retreat that lies in 17-acres of manicured grounds, within a Garden of National Significance, beside the hypnotic turquoise green waters of the Waikato River and upstream from the...

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DAYS 17 - 19 Queenstown and Milford Sound, New Zealand

Experience Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world. Choose from a variety of activities that allow you to embrace Queenstown's contagious spirit of adventure. Take off on a thrilling flightseeing tour over Milford Sound or embark on a jet-boat ride through the narrow canyons of the Shotover River. Alternatively, slow down to enjoy time at leisure, sampling the region's wines or taking in the arts scene at a local gallery.

Accommodations: Hotel St Moritz

The price of this all-inclusive expedition covers everything from travel on a private jet, hotels, ground transportation and meals, down to all daily activities, top-of-the-line guides, beverages and every single tip.